How to correctly torque multiple fixings to ensure even gasket compression

November 13, 2018


Required Tools

Tools

Feeler gauge
Torque wrench - relevant sized socket

How-To Further Information

Further Information

Correctly torque pump components with multiple fixings to ensure even gasket compression and a perfect seal, specifically describing the tightening sequence and torque settings for each pass.

Whilst the video uses a pump casing to describe the correct process, the same principal can be applied to any component with a similar bolting pattern (including fewer bolts in the pattern).